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Tender opened for construction of bullet train station in Mumbai

New Delhi | Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet practice challenge has gained momentum as quickly as the federal government modifications in Maharashtra and tender has been issued for the development of underground railway station at Bandra Kurla Advanced in Mumbai below the C-1 package deal of the challenge.
Nationwide Excessive Velocity ​​Rail Company Restricted (NHSRCL) spokesperson Sushma Gaur mentioned right here at present that tenders had been invited for the design and development of Bandra Kurla Advanced (BKC) excessive pace rail station in Mumbai (Maharashtra) below C1 package deal. It will likely be the one underground station within the 508-km hall of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Excessive Velocity ​​Rail.

The tender package deal additionally consists of lower and canopy size of 467 meters and air flow shafts of 66 meters along with BKC station. This shaft may even be used to take out the tunnel boring machine. The spokesperson mentioned that the excessive pace railway station may have 6 platforms and the size of every platform shall be round 425 meters which shall be sufficient to accommodate a 16-coach bullet practice. The station shall be related by metro and highway. The platform shall be constructed at a depth of about 24 meters from the bottom stage. The station may have three flooring together with a platform, a concourse and a service ground. Two entry/exit gates are deliberate. One debar will present entry to Metro Line 2 BK nearest metro station and one other for comfort of debar and one other will open in direction of MTNL Bhawan.

Ms. Gaur mentioned that the station is deliberate in such a manner that sufficient house is accessible on the concourse and platform stage for the motion and amenities of the passengers. A separate skylight has been supplied for pure gentle. The amenities accessible to the passengers on the stations will embody safety system, ticketing, ready space, enterprise class lounge, nursery, toilet, smoking room, data kiosk and emergency aid, public data and announcement system, CCTV surveillance and so forth. Aside from this, different modes of transport like metro, buses, autos and taxis may even be accessible built-in.

Based on sources, the Shinde authorities in Maharashtra has expedited the method of rapid decision of the pending problems with the bullet practice challenge. To begin with, approval was given in BKC railway station challenge by eradicating the hurdles first. Land has already been acquired for the depot and station in Thane. Forest and surroundings clearance has been acquired in Mumbai and Thane. Now solely the problem of land is left in Palghar district, which is prone to be resolved quickly.

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